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What's the right pressure to run on track?

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Steve

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Target pressure of 30psi (hot) is quoted quite often. 

 

I have only played with pressures once once so far on track and dropped only about 5 psi all round from the book figures, and even this showed a dramatic (+ve) difference. 

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I'm another user of 30psi hot on track. Felt good at that and not felt the need to alter it.

Trevor.

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Topical post was thinking about this yesterday in prep for my first trackday in the Elise next month, I'll try the 30hot approach

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Do people go 30 front and rear? I always figured slightly lower front as normal road use has lower front than rear. Only found Bibs' post yesterday mind so will be trying 30 all round next outing.

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I run 30 all round but would let a couple of pounds out of the front if understeer was an issue but check temps accross the tyre first. If all was even then a click or two off the front shocks perhaps.

 

Trevor.

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I run 30 all round but would let a couple of pounds out of the front if understeer was an issue but check temps accross the tyre first. If all was even then a click or two off the front shocks perhaps.

 

Trevor.

 

So adjustable nitrons are required then ;)

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Not required but a nice addition.

 

Trevor.

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14 minutes ago, usurp said:

so 30hot means around 25 cold?

Not necessarily.....

Measure when hot and drop to 30

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